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Teenage girl
Jan 22, 2018, 10:17 PM
Any time your child is feeling pain or discomfort in the back of the jaw, it’s important to visit our office to make sure the wisdom teeth are not impacted. Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we’ll use…
Pie
Dec 18, 2017, 10:26 PM
The holiday season is upon us, which means that there will be temptation around every corner. Treats, cookies, pies, and large family dinners can take a toll on your weight and even on your teeth. Luckily there are a few ways…
Family of 4 smiling
Dec 15, 2017, 6:17 PM
Pediatric dental decay, which is also known as childhood tooth decay, is the leading childhood illness in the country. In fact, around 42% of children ages 2 to 11 have had dental cavities in their baby teeth. We know that no…
Baby smiling
Dec 8, 2017, 1:46 PM
Baby teeth are temporary and only spend around 6-8 years in your child’s mouth. However, this doesn’t mean they aren’t very important. Not only will baby teeth serve as a placeholder for adult teeth, taking good care of them…
Pumpkin Pie at Thanksgiving table
Nov 24, 2017, 2:52 PM
There are many reasons we love Thanksgiving including the time spent with family members, the delicious food we get to eat, and the time spent talking about all the things we’re thankful for. In addition to all these things,…
Child in dental chair
Nov 15, 2017, 4:27 PM
Taking care of your child’s teeth and gums aren’t only important for his or her smile. It’s been proven that good oral hygiene contributes to overall health as well. Gum disease and tooth infections have been linked to…
Trick-or-treaters
Oct 20, 2017, 8:53 PM
Halloween is notorious for being an unhealthy holiday, both for overall health and for teeth. Thanks to all the candy corn, caramel, chocolate, popcorn balls, and other unhealthy treats, it can be tough to stay away from…
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Sep 29, 2017, 7:45 AM
Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, it’s important to us that children learn how to maintain their oral hygiene even during the school year. As many as 52 million hours of school are lost each year due to…
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Sep 11, 2017, 5:02 PM
Many associate gum disease and gingivitis as problems that only occur in mid to late adulthood. However, teens and even small children are also at risk to develop gum disease. There are a few different types of gum disease,…
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Aug 25, 2017, 5:13 PM
Summer is coming to an end, and families all over the nation are preparing to send their kids back to school! This often includes new backpacks, wardrobes, school supplies, and even haircuts. But did you know that over 51…